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. there is a medicare benefit that may qualify you for a new power chair or scooter at little or no cost to you. imagine... one scooter or power chair that could improve your mobility and your life. one medicare benefit that, with private insurance, may entitle you to pay little to nothing to own it. one company that can make it all happen ... your power chair will be paid in full. the scooter store. hi i'm doug harrison. we're experts at getting you the power chair or scooter you need. in fact, if we qualify you for medicare reimbursement and medicare denies your claim, we'll give you your new power chair or scooter free. i didn't pay a penny out of pocket for my power chair. with help from the scooter store, medicare and my insurance covered it all. call the scooter store for free information today. >> we'll have the negotiations televised on c-span. broadcasting those on c-span. that's why i want to open we'll have everybody open around the table and all of it on c-span. all of this will be done on c-span in front of the public. >> we're still going to have a bunch of this stuff on c-span. we're goi
a grant funded by the national institute on aging to examine the -- examined the impact of medicare part de on medicare -- on nursing home residents. she also has a steady among cancer patients. that funding is provided by the national cancer institute and the department of veteran affairs. we're happy to have her here to speak about her article. we also have david stevenson whose recent work has focused on a range of topics in that sector, including long-term care financing options, the rising use of hospice care, and so on. we are delighted to have him speaking on the and assisted care -- on the assisted care piece. mary jane koren manages the commonwealth fund at the harvard program. she is an internist. she was vice president of the leslie samuels foundation in new york city prior to joining commonwealth. she began her career in geriatrics where she started a fellowship program and was the assistant medical director for the home health care agency. she has had plenty of experience in the real world. she is had plenty of experience in the real world delivery of these services. let's w
at getting you the scooter or power chair you need. in fact, if we pre-qualify you for medicare reimbursement and medicare denies your claim, we'll give you your new power chair or scooter free. i didn't pay a penny out of pocket for my power chair. with help from the scooter store, medicare and my insurance covered it all. call the scooter store for free information today. call the number on your screen for free information. >>> a chilling new video from the taliban. what it tells us about the attack that killed seven people at a cia outpost. >>> the kiss that closed an airport terminal. police think they found the man in newark who triggered the six-hour security problem. >>> two men are under arrest in connection with a new york terror plot. one of them is a new york city tab drooifr. he was arraigned yesterday. the other is a bosnian immigrant. susan candiotti is live from new york. >> reporter: hello, fredricka. through his attorney and from his own father, both say that the man who is accused of an act of conspiracy and terrorist actor is not guilty. the government says otherwise. today
billion from medicare. that would reduce the deficit by more than $130 billion. >> there are a number of things that make that highly implausible. >> such as covering the uninsured by sending medicaid, shifting costs to cash strapped states. or double counting savings in medicare, also spending the money elsewhere. >> you can't spend the same dollar twice. >> then there is something called the doctor fix in medicare, a move to undo what they did in medicare spending. under current law, doctors that treat the elder would face a 21% cut. so they simply removed it from the reform bill. >> biggest hole in the financing is the fact that they have left out. >> reducing the deficit to making it worse because the doc fix would cost some $210 billion. congress has to fix it anyway, so the house passed it but added to the deficit. >> how will that be financed or will it be financed? that is an open question. >> reporter: cuts to doctors and early attempt to cutting medicare spending never took place why critics are skeptical. as the new ri forms kick in, medicare goes into huge financial troubl
jumpstart kit. who need assistance getting around their homes. there is a medicare benefit that may qualify you for a new power chair or scooter at little or no cost to you. imagine... one scooter or power chair that could improve your mobility and your life. one medicare benefit that, with private insurance, may entitle you to pay little to nothing to own it. one company that can make it all happen ... your power chair will be paid in full. the scooter store. hi i'm doug harrison. we're experts at getting you the power chair or scooter you need. in fact, if we qualify you for medicare reimbursement and medicare denies your claim, we'll give you your new power chair or scooter free. i didn't pay a penny out of pocket for my power chair. with help from the scooter store, medicare and my insurance covered it all. call the scooter store for free information today. >>> one item piled high on president's agenda now what to do about iran. tehran remains defiant about its nuclear program, thumbing its nose at the world's demands by missing a deadline over its nuclear program. so how should the wor
meter. if you're over 65, have diabetes and are on medicare, call now and we'll send you a free meter. it offers alternate site testing, so you can test on your arm. no more pricking your fingers. so it's less painful. it makes a big difference. and to make it even less painful, the cost of your diabetes testing supplies may be covered by medicare. join over a million others who have chosen liberty medical. call now and get your free meter. plus, for a limited time, get a free cookbook when you join. call t number on your screen. >>> a big old yuck in most of the country, snow, ice, making it difficult getting around. jacqui jeras is in the weather center. spring could be around the corner. >> i can just be getting the e-mails. i said, i'm not the problem. it's you that don't know how to drive. >> a lot of honking. a dangerous situation. here are some pictures that make you cringe. that woman wasn't hurt by the way who was in that truck. this is around the atlanta area. >> the whole black ice thing. you can't see it. people feel confident when they don't see the patch of snow and thin
to the mayo clinic in arizona? i knew you didn't know. they said, we're not taking any medicare patients anymore because the government's payments are too low. now, other mayo clinic may follow, may not. but seniors, rightfully so, are very nervous about obama care cutting back on their medicare payments. so they're going to lash out at anybody supporting obama care. i'll give you the last word. go. >> they want medicare advantage, most seniors. aarp said medigap. the premium does the same thing, fills in the blank that medicare leaves. but it's more expensive in terms of the premium. so those people who are opposed to obama care are suggesting that what aarp did was a play to enrich their coffers from their insurance industry. but i think that more importantly, this is the biggest political phenomenon -- >> 15 seconds. >> the populous rage that has now caused dorgan in north dakota and dodd in connecticut to say they're retiring, i think that is the biggest political story right now, the first quarter of 2010. after that i think how that plays out will be how the futures of the parties
setting these sort of silos that have been created certainly with medicare and medicaid. and that end up resulting in poor quality of care in many ways for patients. that's one of the reasons why we wanted to, you know, advocate for a bundled pavement and there's lots of talk these days of bundling of payments and there's some real advantages to doing that in terms of, you know, creating more flexibility for meeting residents needs in this case so if you could -- you could bundle post-acute payments and payments for long-term supportive services and end-of-life care payments we think that would go a long way in terms of giving more flexibility to facilities and meeting needs. >> david? >> no, i'd just second what haiden said in terms of rationalizing benefit needs whether it's post-acute and chronic care in the nursing home to, you know, end-of-life care separating them out in different benefits. what we propose intagrating them in bundled care. >> let's take a question right over here, please >> gary, now with attas research. it's really a comment on this last report. which i have to sa
improve your mobility and your life. one medicare benefit that, with private insurance, may entitle you to pay little to nothing to own it. one company that can make it all happen... your power chair will be paid in full. the scooter store. hi i'm dan weston. we're experts at getting you the scooter or power chair you need. in fact, if we pre-qualify you for medicare reimbursement and medicare denies your claim, we'll give you your new power chair or scooter free. i didn't pay a penny out of pocket for my power chair. with help from the scooter store, medicare and my insurance covered it all. call the scooter store for free information today. call the number on your screen for free information. >>> some of our top stories this morning. we're seeing a video we're just getting a look at this morning. what you're seeing here is the man on the right side of the screen there. his name is imam al balawi. he's the jordanian doctor accused in that suicide attack on cia employees and contractors that happened last month in afghanistan. seven cia employees were killed along with a jordanian. agai
is essentially a medicare tax that hits individuals who earn more than $200,000 a year and couples earning more than $250,000 a year. it does reflect that principal. we can see the final bill coming out from what's already in the senate version. from those decisions mbings it's the wall street journal that reported he is going to meet with labor leaders on monday. what's the significance of that. labor has been one of the most vocal proponents of the past. getting higher benefits and trading wage increases. they may end up having to be taxed on those benefits or see employers get rid of them. key to reach out labor and try to alleviate concerns. labor is making clear they are going to make a lot of noise about this. >> our guest until 9:15 if you have questions about the current working bill. guest: the public plan and the whole debate over whether the bill should include the public plan and what m many should see as the mechanism about what the public plan could do. a brief description. they get technical. basically in short, this is a mechanism of people buying on the individual market for pe
memberships across the country. so whether you work for yourself, you're employed, retired, or medicare-eligible, call now for free information. and get what you need to make health care decisions... that work for you. you don't even have to be an aarp member to call. all you have to do is be yourself. and, if you have any questions about medicare, call today and get your free copy of "medicare made clear," by unitedhealth educational publishing group. it will help you better understand all your choices. so don't wait. call today for your free guide. >>> we are back with pat kiernan, anchor of "new york 1 news "and d.l. hughley, radio show host and comedian looshgsing behind the headlines with professor she vi now. >> we all know a falters economy and high unemployment affects our wallets also your states' wallets. just like you and me they have to balance the money coming in with the money going out. in planning for fas cal year 2010, 28 states faced fas cal risks. more money going out than coming in. states' revenue from income tax decreases, fewer working, fewer taxes paid. states ne
". >> the government is using music legend chubby checker to advertise the twist in the medicare drug program o january 1st, one millo income seniors became eligible for more benefits under the so-called extra help program. the old method calculated life insurance policies, as sets. the social security administration is urging seniors previously rejected now to reapply. for more information on the extra help program, call this toll free number. 8772 with 1213. still ahead. a terror suspect has his day in court. what he told the judge. >> and michael jackson's doctor is making headlines again. the conflicting reports tonight about his specific case. >> >> a man accused of trying to blow up an airplane on christmas day faced the judge today. umar farouk abdul mutallab appeared in federal court today for six charges. related to the attempted terrorist attack. he was only in court for several minutes. long enough to answer a few questions and plead not guilty. umar farouk abdul mutallab could face life in prison, if convicted. >> meantime, security at airports abroad get tighter after the botched attack ch
the center for medicare education, the better jobs better care of national program. she was a political appointee during the clinton administration, serving in the department of health and human services. she also was assistant secretary for aging in 1997. she is been a senior researcher for health services research and project hope center for health affairs previously. to begin, but welcome to the podium. let's welcome him to the podium. >> people tend to view long-term care through a particular lands, depending on what they are interested in. some people focus on specific federal programs. they might focus on quality issues or workforce issues. they also tend to focus on specific populations of elderly. as carol levine said in her article, the whole is often eclipsed by a separate part. this article is an attempt to paint a picture of that hole, although i realize there are plenty of my own biases in it. we include people receiving long-term care from public programs, from family members, from private paid workers, whether they live in the community or institutions, whether they are e
don't put a mandate on businesses not going to create jobs. you don't cut medicare put the cost on the backs of seniors. everything about this bill is wrong-headed that's why i think the american people are going to reject those that are sponsors of it. >> greta: we've had the discussion many times here on the record i said people think this bill is lousy, say next november in the midterm elections, i suppose two years later the voters will take it out on those who voted for. here's the problem, he will have the bill at that point unless we try to make it better now. do you have any recommendation to try to fix it, pervade -- persuade some of your ideas into this new bill or are we stuck with what is handed us? >> as we are invited to sit at the table with democrats and do it properly. there's been a lot learned, problems to avoid, tunes that exist. there's a real need for health care reform in this country that isn't what is going on now this is about politics not about helping the american people with a better health care bill many if people are serious about focusing on healt
, there could seen knew be a new twist to the medicare drug problem and who better to do it than chubby checker. he unveiled a new campaign promoting a program. under the new law, 1 million low income seniors could be eligible for close to $4,000 in prescription drug assistance. . >>> well, the bitter cold gripping much of the nation will continue through the weekend. the roads will remain treacherous. meantime, amtrak was forced to cancel train service between chicago and denver because of blowing and drifting snow. here's more. >> reporter: the morning commute turned into mayhem in atlanta after ice covered roads cause add 27-vehicle pile-up. georgia authorities were at the scene of another accident when a car careened out of control. >> the deputy and the police officer to avoid a vehicle coming at him both jumped off this bridge. >> reporter: much of the nation was bundling up or digging out after a massive winter storm caused blizzards, blistering windchills, and white outs. roads were rendered impossible thanks to traech russ mix of ice and snow. this suv was wrecked but his wife is fine.
for the part d medicare, which they snuck through in the middle of the night. i watched it all night. i'm a democrat. but i listen to fox, i listen to glenn beck, kennedy, o'reilly, chris matthews, keith okayer ton. i listen to it all. i didn't have the best of circumstances when i came up. i didn't graduate high school. but i went back and got my high school diploma and got a job. they sent me to school. >> right. >> caller: and the constitution says that i hear you keep talking about the constitution the constitution says this the constitution says that. the constitution never said that huh to have farming to take care of anybody houses, the constitution never said that you had insurance on cause if you want to have a cause. >> host: hey, james. we're just a little tight on time. what would you address michael steele to address? >> caller: why did they lose the race in maryland if he was such a great listener? >> well, you know, governor ehrlich and i did the unthinkable. we won after 40 years of having democrats in maryland, the last republican governor before ehrlich was sparagnon.
program. the medicare advantage program, medicare part b program, health care systems of switzerland or the netherlands arguably also germany contain many of the elements of the exchange. the health alliances are not which the clinton health plan wailled or exchanges. as were in our state based and private purchasing cooperatives which have been tried repeatedly and sometimes with success over the past two decades. the connecticut business industry association represented here today by mr. vogel represents a successful private purchasing cooperative. the of course will each model can be called an exchange they are in fact quite different. indeed the models represented by the house and senate bills are different in very significant ways. the focus of my paper and of my brief presentation this morning is on how the house and senate bills differ and on which model is most likely to result in the exchange the serbs' best the goals that an exchange is intended to fulfill. first, quickly let me ask you the question why do we need an exchange, what do we expect an exchange to accomplish. th
stand on health care? >> we have 98% of the people ensured we are going to cut medicare and cut for military people and have a trillion plus to pay for it and we are going to subsidize where other -- what other states have failed. i would stop it and i would ask for them to go back to the drawing board. everyone is entitled to some form of insurance. why do we need a one size fits all? >> sean: what is the latest? everything i'm reading about your race. you have challenged your 0 -- opponent martha cokely to a one-on-one debate. is she willing to debate you? >> i did a small debate today we have one monday she will meet with president ahmadinejad one-on-one but won't meet with me one-on-one. the people are fed up with the way things are going they can go to brown for the senate.com and stop the business as usual not only in massachusetts but more importantly nationally and give me a chance to bring common sense back to washington solve problems be an independent voice and vote for the things not only affecting our state but the country. >> sean: there's a huge controversy surrou
in congress when president bush and the republicans pushed the medicare prescription drug benefit earlier in the off. and it's not happening now in the way it should have been. healthcare reform about tarp, about the stimulus spending. about the second stimulus spending which is ten minutes away from coming into view. but it is happening. one of the things that is heartening about the past year's political shenanigans, economic shenanigans, all of this stuff is generally unpopular among the people in america. politicians don't get it, but they are the lagging indicator of where the country is at. stimulus was not popular. healthcare reform such as it is not popular. >> nick is absolutely right. absolutely right. this plas believes in the freedom from -- this administration believes in the freedom from. america tradition libl believed of freedom to. freedom to do things as individual. this administration wants the freedom from all kind of thing s. >> if they want to spend $160 billion. is it conceivable that a country would demand security for the $160 billion? might chinese say give us mo
not have. >> the governor says this is no bail-out. but money the state is owed for medicare, border protection, prison and other federal programs. california taxpayers send more money to the federal government tan any other state. and get back just 78 cents on the dollar. 20% less than it got back under the clinton administration. >> we're giving to washington and they're sending out to other states. >> reporter: 42 states are projecting a deficit in the coming fiscal year. like california, new york, new jersey, florida, and illinois all expect to be billions in the red, making congress wary of setting a precedent. but economists say letting california drown in red ink could hit the national economy hard, because the golden state is home to 12% of the u.s. population and produces 13% of the nation's gross domestic product. >> it's probably an analogy one could make that we are too big to fail. it doesn't mean that we may not have some difficulties, that we need to address ourselves, but the failure of california would be a failure for the country. >> reporter: the budget governor sc
internationally. medicare. it doesn't cover everything. >>> tonight, reports of growing tension in the world of late night tv. conan o'brien apparently is not rushing to sign off on a plan to bump his show to midnight and move jay leno back into the 11:30 time slot, accord together "new york times" which reports the nbc standoff smells like a real opportunity for the network's competitors. leno joked about the possible switcheroo last night. take a look. >> i don't think there's any truth to the rumors. nbc only cancels you when you're in first place so we're fine. actually, you know what happened? nbc found four guns in my locker. and the justice daeptdepartment announced they will discuss the merge with nbc anti-trust review which is the relationship i have with nbc, anti-trust. there's an anti-trust. yeah. >> joining me right now is sharon waxman, editor in chief of therap.com and john ridley, a friend of our show. hi to both of you. sharon everyone is buzzing about this, you at the rap are reporting that fox may actually be interested in conan. what's the latest? tell us what you know. >
president to talk about reforming medicare and social security. but domestic spending flat lined. we spent more on the border and tripled the size of border and budget of the border patrol and not much spending on homeland security before 9/11. we did under bush after 9/11 and we are in war and we have to pay for it and fight it. >> karl may hook like he is unplugged. but not until we roll animation. roll it >> karl, we want to and you about this new capitol hill casa nova. stories came out that the budget director is engaged to a beautiful woman and abccorrespondant. he is not the cuddy. >> he is a definition of a nerd and a color past. what is this phenomenon, karl in washington d.c. where geeks are studs, please explain it to us. >> power is an aprodizziac or up toees. it is amazing. we have a secretary of treasury . director of the office management engaged to eye beautiful woman and a love child from a previous relationship and conceived in the moment after he onb director whompt knows. >> we didn't know that? >> and i mean, back to high school. you admit to be bookish in high school
. they gave us social security and medicare and worker rights and a long series of legislative victories which in my view has substantially improved the quality of living. >> host: thank you. michelle malkin? >> guest: i don't define the success of a party or gauge its effect on americans live by what it has given us legislatively. that is a core fundamental belief of mine. a party that has improved my life is a party that leaves me alone, that has constrained the power of government to interfere in our lives. unfortunately, i've been very vocal about this, the republican party has failed to live up to its core conservative principles in so many ways. this was the battle that so many grassroots conservatives have with the bush administration over the years whether it was the expansion of the federal and educational and no child left behind act, the prescription drug plan, pushing illegal alien amnesty, in the last several months of bush's tenure, doing what i consider socializing the economy for barack obama with these massive bailout, the mother of all bailout, with t.a.r.p. and the republica
the same amount of money in the medicare and medicaid programs. but where they really differ is the revenue sources. in the senate bill, two sources. one is big fees on health plans in the drug industry, about $264 billion there. and secondly, a 40% tax on health care plans that are cadillac plans. for a single plan, $8500 a year. for a family plan, $23,000 a year. something favored by the white house, something very strongly opposed by the unions. the house side goes a completely different direction. they would impose a 5.4% tax on individuals who are in over $500,000 and for families who earn over a million. they're going to have to reconcile those very big differences. >> very big differences. they get started off, i think the house comes back nek week and the senate after that. it's time to get it on. we are going to be seeing your face plenty. get used to sigh that face, folks. we certainly appreciate it. s a always, again, happy new year to you. betty, did you get all that? >> yes, i'm taking it in. i took notes. we're good. >>> there is a new due date, in fact, for the health care re
look at the cost of the senate plan. medicare's number crunchers, they're saying the plan would raise costs slightly. there's another suspect linked to an alleged plot to attack new york city in court today, a law enforcement official tells the associated press that he called 911 just before his arrest and ranted in arabic, we love death more than you love life. his attorney says he's innocent. a new tape just surfacing on the man suspected of killing those seven ceo employe-- cia employees and in it calling for saying his actions were for revenge, rick. >> rick: well, the obama administration's special middle east peace envoy is prepared to head to the middle east trying to relaunch stalled negotiations between the israelis and the palestinians, ahead of that visit it looks like george mitchell is laying his cards on the table. reasonen ninen is live in jerusalem. nice to see you, so, senator mitchell is he coming over with some kind after threat? what do we know? >> well, it's not really meant to have been taken that way, but it's kind of coming off that way. he did an interview wi
assistance getting around their homes. there is a medicare benefit that may qualify you for a new power chair or scooter at little or no cost to you. imagine... one scooter or power chair that could improve your mobility and your life. one medicare benefit that, with private insurance, may entitle you to pay little to nothing to own it. one company that can make it all happen ... your power chair will be paid in full. the scooter store. hi i'm doug harrison. we're experts at getting you the power chair or scooter you need. in fact, if we qualify you for medicare reimbursement and medicare denies your claim, we'll give you your new power chair or scooter free. i didn't pay a penny out of pocket for my power chair. with help from the scooter store, medicare and my insurance covered it all. call the scooter store for free information today. you're not like everybody else -- just another person in a one-size-fits-all world. you're you. aarp understands that. that's why they endorse products from top companies... so people 50 plus can choose health coverage options... as unique as they
the country. so whether you work for yourself, you're employed, retired, or medicare-eligible, call now for free information. and get what you need to make health care decisions... that work for you. you don't even have to be an aarp member to call. all you have to do is be yourself. and, if you have any questions about medicare, call today and get your free copy of "medicare made clear," by unitedhealth educational publishing group. it will help you better understand all your choices. so don't wait. call today for your free guide. [ playing "mary had a little lamb" off-key ] he sure is working up an appetite up there. bet you guys are, too. how about some hamburger helper? cheeseburger mac... how 'bout some after the show? hamburger helper. one pound. one pan. one tasty meal. hamburger helper. oh, nice. [blows] [blows] announcer: the smallest moments can have the biggest impact on a child's life. [blowing]
in charge more or less. and nothing was done about health care except for the part d medicare which me snuck through in the middle of the night. i watched it all night. i am a democrat but i listen to fox. i listen to glenn beck, hasity, o'riley, chris matthews, keith observerman. i christen to it all -- keith olbermann. i listened to it all. i didn't graduate high school. i went back and got a job and they sent me back to school. the constitution says -- i hear you saying about the constitution says this and says that. the constitution never said that you had to have firemen to take care of anybody's house to take care of a fire. the constitution never said you have to have insurance on cars. if you have a car you have to have it insured. host: james, what would you like michael steele to address? caller: why did they lose the race in maryland if they were such a great listener? guest: well, governorer lick and i did -- governor erlich and i did the unthinkable. the last republican governor before governor was speer agnew. and the people of maryland decided they wanted to take a diffe
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